A big weekend!
Ok, for those of you that couldn't or didn't make it, here's a quick run down of what you missed....
Even though the morning started with me wearing a pair of jeans and a leather jacket just to keep warm in supposed summer (I am from QLD after all), the day did actually turn out really nice. The sun was out and the wind was at bay, and nigh on perfect drag racing conditions had been bestowed on us. It was going to
All the action you never knew you didn't want to see. Filmed on cinema spec GoPro2s
Originally Posted by El_Hefty
As for Loctite i'll correct some missinformation. I should post a thread on it as reference i used to sell the shit for a number of years and did hundreds of talks, demos and designs with engineers from working with the defence force to local councils cochlear ear implants car manufacturers mines etc etc etc you name it so i know a little bit about the product.
A Thread locker for general use on a bike I use 243 (blue), oil tolerant ie will work on a rag wiped
Updated 14-12-2011 at 07:19 PM by El_Hefty
CV CARBS part one
Some wise individual said this:"Make things as simple as possible, but no simpler." I try to keep things simple, but some aspects of motorcycle carburetion are a little complex and to really understand what is going on we have to struggle to master them. So I hope motivated readers will hang with me as we go through this and maybe even enjoy some of it.
If you are starting from scratch, this should be helpful in describing what goes
CV (Costant Velocity) CARBS
In respect to these carbs, I'll be talking about the intake side, and the exit side. Air comes into the intake side and exits out of the engine side as fuel mixture.
The CV Carb has a more complex air control system than the two carbs described above:
-The butterfly valve is back, and sits toward the engine side of the carb. It is opened and closed by means of the throttle and throttle cable and controls the